GOODE Skis has announced that Chris Roberts has been promoted to the position of general manager.
Chris started with GOODE on the manufacturing floor while in college, then putting his degree in business and finance to use in progressively more responsible roles in the company, including accounting and Human Resources.
“Chris has worked closely with Dave and me since 2006 and has an excellent understanding of our manufacturing processes, employee relations, sales and marketing direction, customer needs, and the financial aspects of our company,” said Dawn Goode, president of GOODE Skis. “Chris has shown great leadership abilities and business management skills during our transition period following Dave’s passing in January 2020. We are excited to welcome Chris in his new role as we move into 2021.”
For his part Chris, hopes to keep Dave’s legacy alive and continue to see GOODE grow and innovate.
“I hope to continue to build the GOODE brand with commitment to excellence and innovation and see all areas of the business get even better over time,” said Chris. “I also hope that Dave will continue to be honored and missed, but that we will be able to pick up where he left off and continue to see his dreams come to fruition.”
In his new role, Chris will be responsible for both the water and snow ski divisions, as well as general aspects of the company.